Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.
Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate justice advocates for a shift in the focus of dialogue on climate change away from economic imperatives and technical solutions, to protecting the human rights of those most vulnerable to its effects, both globally and locally.
Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.
Mon, February 10, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth sparks a rescue mission unlike any other in SEA OF SHADOWS, a riveting new documentary with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller from...
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 17:00
Mon, February 10, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Environment, Power and Justice in Southern Africa James Machobane, Environmental Justice and the Problem of Sustainable Farming in Lesotho, Southern Africa Chris Conz, African History, Tufts University 5-6:30 pm, Coach House,...
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 17:00
Fri, February 7, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Kyra St-Pierre Postdoctoral Fellow, Pelagic Ecosystems Lab Climate change is occurring more dramatically across northern regions than anywhere else on the planet. Warming and wetting...
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 11:00
Thu, February 6, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Green College Leading Scholars' Series: Challenging Differences Do We Have a Moral Duty to Protect the Environment? It’s Complicated! Fionn Byrne, Architecture and Landscape Architecture; Emily Kennedy, Sociology; Nadja Kunz,...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 17:00
Creating High-Performance, Off-Grid, Village-Scale Desalination for Rural India using Electrodialysis that is Cost-Competitive with On-Grid RO India is facing the most severe water crisis in its history, making it necessary to use lower quality brackish water sources for drinking. The dominant...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 11:30 to 12:30
BC Hydro Theatre, UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC
Fri, January 31, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Dyhia Belhabib Ecotrust Canada Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00
Wed, January 29, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Are you planning to use your summer to pursue research abroad but need some help with your application? Come meet our team and get your questions answered! We will discuss how to write a great personal statement, request references and...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00
Fri, January 24, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: New York Times investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Ian Urbina There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest and least understood, are the...
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, January 17, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series We all have deep personal relationships with the earth and to the sea. Here in BC, Aboriginal spiritual connections spring first to mind. Nigel suggests that while Aboriginal relationships...
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00
Looking for professional work experience? Want to make a difference in the community? Join us at our upcoming information session and learn about the Summer 2020 Sustainability Scholars program. Date: January 13, 2020 Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Location: CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260 West...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:00
CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260 West Mall